Quiz: No American Will Pass This Medieval History Quiz. Can You?

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Game of Thrones buff? How much do you know about Medieval history, culture and people? Take this quiz to see how well you score!

 Apr 24, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

The period of European history between ancient and modern times is called what?
The Middle Ages
The Jazz Age
The Industrial Age

2 of 18Pick your answer!

What signaled the start of the era?
The fall of the Roman Empire
The fall of China
The Revolutionary War

3 of 18True or false?

The Hundred Years War was not actually exactly 100 years.
False
True

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What was the purpose of gargoyles?
They were part of a drainage system
Just for decoration
To scare invaders

5 of 18Pick your answer!

What was another name for stew?
Tinky
Gruel Mix
Pottage

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What disease took out half the population?
The Red Death
Consumption
The Black Death/ Plague

7 of 18True or false!

London Bridge did indeed fall down.
False
True

8 of 18Pick your answer!

At the center of a medieval castle, surrounded by walls and moats was a tall tower called what?
Turret
The Keep
Draw-bridge

9 of 18Pick your answer!

What does Charlemagne's name mean?
King Charles
Charles the Lesser
Charles the Great

10 of 18Pick your answer!

From where did the Vikings come?
Scandinavia
Germany
Hungary

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Which country was ruled by the Shoguns from 1192?
Italy
Japan
England

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Which city did the Medicis rule?
Berlin, Germany
London, England
Florence, Italy

13 of 18Pick your answer!

What was a favorite target of the Vikings when they raided Europe?
Forests
Horse troughs
Monestaries

14 of 18Pick your answer!

What was the piece of land that a lord gave to a vassal called?
Fief
Homestead
Acreage

15 of 18Pick your answer!

The social system or government system of exchanging land for service was called what?
Communism
Feudalism
Socialism

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What was the major event of Medieval times?
The discovery of the New World
The discovery of the wheel
The Crusades

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What animal helped spread the plague?
Dogs
Cats
Rats

18 of 18Pick your answer!

How many wives did King Henry VIII have?
Six
Twelve
Just one
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